Lyndon B. Johnson
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or to lose.
If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read "President Can't Swim".
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining...
America is not merely a nation but a nation of nations.